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About us

For more than 165 years, we have been providing our clients with tailor-made industrial maritime solutions with high added value maritime activities and integrated services from ship design to maritime operations in various sectors: Logistics & Transport, Dry Bulk, Marine Industrial Solutions and Ship management.

Learn moreEn savoir plus Édouard Louis-Dreyfus, President

Our Talents

Our 2,600 shore-based and ship-based personnel located around the world are our wealth and our pride by their training, their careers, their personalities, their visions of the world and their cultural diversities. Our office-based personnel work in diversified businesses ranging from commercial, financial and technical businesses linked to engineering and innovation. At sea, our crews are highly qualified personnel (masters, chief engineers, chief mates ...) who sail on the world’s seas...

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Our news

16 September 2021

Optic Marine renews its trust in Louis Dreyfus Armateurs with the conversion and management of a new cable ship

The Louis Dreyfus Armateurs group is proud to meet the growing needs of its client Optic Marine (OMS Group) through the transformation and management of a new cable ship recently acquired by OMS: Cable Vigilance. The cable ship “Cable Vigilance” enables the OMS Group to strengthen and build their presence in the subsea telecommunications market. …

1 September 2021

The connection to optical fiber of 5 Nunavik communities in the Hudson Bay in Canada

Since the beginning of August and for a period of approximately 6 weeks, the Ile d’Aix cable ship has been at work in Hudson Bay for the laying and connection of submarine communication cables. This project is being carried out by the Alcatel Submarine Network teams, our crew on board and the team of our …
Ile d'Yeu Ile de Molene

26 July 2021

ALCATEL SUBMARINE NETWORKS renews its trust in Louis Dreyfus Armateurs for two new cable ships

The Louis Dreyfus Armateurs group is proud to meet the growing needs of its client Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) through the transformation of two new cable ships recently acquired by ASN: Ile de Molène and Ile d´Yeu. The cable ship “Ile de Molène” will enable Alcatel Submarine Networks to maintain telecommunications cables in the Atlantic …

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